Beer 101

Beer 101: Major Styles

It was nearing 9 am on a dreary Sunday morning a few weeks ago when the first beer bottle cap came off with a hiss. There were about 20 of us gathered for an all day beer training session with Mirella Amato, Canada’s only Master Cicerone. A cicerone is akin to a sommelier and a… Read More»

Fall Flavours: Thanksgiving Food Pairings

At my family Thanksgiving dinners, turkey has always taken center stage although other meats like duck and ham are also common mains. In general, thanksgiving dinner is at once sweet and savory with earthy elements. The best part? Similar wines can be easily paired with these meats and the typical Thanksgiving fixings.